Press Release/Position Paper

Paper Position of Sulawesi CSO Region: Certification System Is Not Just a Sustainable Palm Label

Paper Position of Sulawesi CSO Region: Certification System Is Not Just a Sustainable Palm Label

PALM PLANTATION INDUSTRY has penetrated Sulawesi since the 1980’s and its expansion continues to this day. As in various regions in Indonesia, the Sulawesi palm oil industry is not free from various problems of practices that are not environmentally friendly, prone to land grabbing, violations of rights, both to workers and surrounding communities, and social […]

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Position Paper: Certification System Is Not Just a Sustainable Palm Label

Position Paper: Certification System Is Not Just a Sustainable Palm Label

POSITION PAPERCivil Society Groups of the Land of Papua and North Maluku“The Certification System Is Not Just a Sustainable Palm Label” PALM PLANTATION INDUSTRY has penetrated the Land of Papua and North Maluku since 1982 and its expansion continues to this day. As in various regions in Indonesia, the palm oil industry of Tanah Papua […]

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Opening of Round Logs Exports Risks Triggers Illegal Logging in Indonesia

Opening of Round Logs Exports Risks Triggers Illegal Logging in Indonesia

Bogor, December 13, 2017. Illegal logging and smuggling of logs can be rife again in Indonesia if the proposal of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) to enforce log exports is approved. Kaoem Telapak and the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) strongly reject this proposal because it can hamper the development of the domestic […]

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Violating Forestry Law, Holders of IUPHHK-HA are reported to the Directorate of GAKKUM KLHK

Violating Forestry Law, Holders of IUPHHK-HA are reported to the Directorate of GAKKUM KLHK

Jakarta, December 20, 2017, on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 the delegation of Organizations / Institutions from West Sumatra came to the Directorate General of Law Enforcement of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry to report suspected criminal acts of corporations (timber companies) operating in the Mentawai Islands Regency. The timber company is PT. Minas Pagai […]

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Deforestation and Social Conflict Keep Happening, Indonesian Government has to Strengthen Sustainability System of Forest Management

Deforestation and Social Conflict Keep Happening, Indonesian Government has to Strengthen Sustainability System of Forest Management

Jakarta, February 28th 2018. FWI presented in three periods North Sumatera, East Kalimantan, and North Maluku had lost 718.000 hectare of their natural forest. Every hours, natural forest as big as 42 times of soccer field had gone on those three provinces. JPIK assessment to 296 Sustainable Production Forest Management (PHPL) IUIPHHK-HA (Logging Concession) and […]

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